George Gawrych

Professor of History
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For the academic year 2016-17, Dr. Gawrych will be teaching at the United States Military Academy in West Point NY. He is the Charles Boal Ewing Chair in Military History. He can be reached through his Baylor email.


Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1980


Modern Middle East, Islamic World, Late Ottoman Empire, and Modern Military History

Select Publications:

The Young Ataturk: From Ottoman Soldier to Statesman of Turkey. London: I. B. Tauris, 2013: Distinguished Book Award, 2014, Society for Military History

Semseddin Sami, Women, and Social Conscience in the Late Ottoman Empire, Middle Eastern Studies 46 (January 2010), 97-115.

"Istiklal Harbi'nde Bir Askeri Onder Olarak Ataturk (Ataturk as a Military Leader in the War of Independence)," in Asker ve Devlet Adami Ataturk Paneli (Ankara: Genelkurmay Askeri Tarih ve Stratejik Etut Baskanligi Yayinlari, 2009), pp. 3-8.

The Crescent and the Eagle: Ottoman Rule, Islam and the Albanians, 1874-1913. London: I. B. Tauris, 2006.

Co-author with Robert F. Baumann and Walter E. Kretchik, Armed Peacekeepers in Bosnia. Fort Leavenworth: Combat Studies Institute Press, 2004.

"T. E. Lawrence and the Art of War in the Twenty-First Century" in The Waking Dream of T. E. Lawrence: Essays on His Life, Literature, and Legacy, edited by Charles M. Stang (New York: Palgrave, 2002): 161-78.

The Albatross of Decisive Victory: War and Policy between Egypt and Israel in the 1967 and 1973 Arab-Israeli Wars. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.